Interior views from the Vitra house. With a view of the beautiful landscape and a whole squadron of hand grenades in the air. Sounds threatening? We're talking about the pendant lamp that Alvar Aalto designed for Artek in 1952. Its simple appearance is reminiscent of industrial design and earned it the name Hand Grenade. In times of the Cold War one was apparently not so sensitive with nicknames. Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany

Interior views from the Vitra house. With a view of the beautiful landscape and a whole squadron of hand grenades in the air. Sounds threatening? We're talking about the pendant lamp that Alvar Aalto designed for Artek in 1952. Its simple appearance is reminiscent of industrial design and earned it the name Hand Grenade. In times of the Cold War one was apparently not so sensitive with nicknames. Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany Stock Photo
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Georg Berg / Alamy Stock Photo

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T3FY6N

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60 MB (3.3 MB Compressed download)

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5610 x 3740 px | 47.5 x 31.7 cm | 18.7 x 12.5 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

1 April 2019

Location:

Charles-Eames-Straße, Weil am Rhein, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany